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    03 December 2014

    A HOLIDAY ON A PENICHETTE®: WHY OUR CUSTOMERS LOVE OUR "INCLUSIVE PACK"

    More and more of you are opting for a go-where-you-like, no worries, Pénichette® canal boat holiday. For the benefit of any first-timers, we'll explain the reasons why!

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    12 February 2014

    Barge trips: packing check-list

    Final checks: before taking charge of your canal boat, make sure you haven't forgotten anything, even though there will be plenty of stop-offs at villages for shopping, whether for pleasure or necessities, on your barge cruise.

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    16 February 2017

    Barges : History Afloat

    Did you know that Locaboat’s pénichette® is, to a great extent, modelled on the craft that, for centuries, has navigated up and down our inland waterways: the barge? These floating “houses” were first used for transporting goods, a practice that began in the Middle Ages and has seen many changes throughout the years.

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